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Tar Heel Firsts: The first UNC NCAA championship


The NCAA Track and Field Championships were held in 1921. the first official championship in any sport. Seven years after that, a team of four UNC athletes competed in the now defunct four mile relay. The team of Hoyt Pritchett, Minor Barkley, June Fisher, and Galen Elliot ran a time of 20:41.1 to win the race and UNC's first NCAA championship. (Tar Heel Blog)

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